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The Saracens Head

££ - £££, British,
100 Summerwood Lane | Halsall, Ormskirk L39 8RH, England
+44 1704 840204
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (27 reviews)
“salad” (19 reviews)
“salmon” (16 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:30 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
100 Summerwood Lane | Halsall, Ormskirk L39 8RH, England
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1 - 10 of 495 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

Had coffees and lunch. Service was really good, pub was really nice lovely Xmas decorations and food was excellent and plenty of it. Would definitely return

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank L7008NKphil
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I’ve visited here a few times now and on each occasion the food hasn’t disappointed, but the staff are the icing on the cake. Nothing is to much trouble and they’re enthusiastic, impeccably polite and all round a credit to the establishment.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Grant M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this countryside pub, very cosy and relaxing inside. Staff really friendly and helpful!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jayeddo
SaracensH2, Owner at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, we're really glad to hear you enjoyed your visit with us! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, The Saracens Head Management Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

the atmosphere was welcoming, the staff helpful and courteous. We ate from the Sunday menu choosing the turkey main course and the apple and rhubarb crumble for afters. The food was excellent and the choice of dishes on offer wide ranging. Service was faultless and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BCM1001
SaracensH2, Owner at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind review of your recent visit! We're really glad to hear you enjoyed your Sunday Lunch with us, and you were well looked after by our team! We look forward to seeing you on your next visit! Kind regards, The Saracens...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After recommendations from friends we decided to try the Saracens Head in Halsall. We were immediately impressed by the lovely welcome we received from staff and their friendly manner continued throughout the evening. This was equally matched by the food which was both delicious and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank jackconor1
SaracensH2, Owner at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you JackConor for your review! We're really glad to hear you enjoyed your most recent visit to The Saracens! We've recently undergone a few changes with our Front of House & Kitchens teams, so its fantastic to hear, that our new teams made your...More

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely setting beside the canal with nice views, particularly on a sunny day. Very welcoming, nice, cosy decor; excellent menu, with a good range of veggie options. Food quality was excellent and had a real home made quality. Good bar too. Would highly recommend.More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank David E
SaracensH2, Owner at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you David for your kind review. We're really glad to hear you enjoyed your most recent visit to The Saracens Head, and you were well looked after by our team! We're glad to hear you liked our menu offering, our menu has recently been...More

Reviewed 19 October 2018

Invited to lunch at The Saracens Head which involved a trip of 90 miles in all. Found the premises easy enough and plenty of car parking at the rear. The location is excellent but the food was nothing less than appalling! Both the steak pie...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank NWCouple
SaracensH2, Owner at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review of your most recent visit to The Saracens Head. I'm sorry your visit was such a disappointment, this is not to our usual high standards, something I would like to assure you had been fed back strongly to the team....More

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

A great local place to eat.Excellent menu,great service and atmosphere .Had a great meal in the summer too,sitting outside by the canal .

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The setting is lovely, the decor very modern ( greys). The food was good value and tasty. I had the haddock and thick cut chips with mushy peas, accompanied by Tatar sauce. My partner had the smoked salmon and prawn sandwich, which came with fries...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Michael W
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Booked a table at last minute for 6 of us and a baby. Service was prompt, food was delicious and the waitresses were really friendly and helpful. Would recommend to others but best to book as they get very busy. Love and thanks from Mel...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 68mel68
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rintydog
6 July 2016|
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Response from Barbara P | Reviewed this property |
Outside only I would imagine but phone the Saracens Head and ask. They are very pleasant staff.
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ellergreen57
1 March 2016|
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Response from U7144DMmarkb | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. The menu has “EB” against certain dishes covered by the early bird offer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 19:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Summerwood Lane | Halsall, Ormskirk L39 8RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Ormskirk
  • Phone Number: +44 1704 840204
  • E-mail
Description
Canal-side restaurant with good food and service, in countryside location
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